DeAndre Yedlin injures knee in Premier League season opener | Soccer


DeAndre Yedlin, a U.S. Males’s Nationwide group defender, injured his knee throughout Newcastle’s Premier League opener on Saturday.

Yedlin is in his third season with the group, which confronted Tottenham Hotspur F.C. The 25-year-old went down whereas difficult for the ball within the second half. Earlier than he limped off the sector, Yedlin acquired therapy on the pitch. 

It is too early to inform the extent of Yedlin’s damage.

“It’s nonetheless too quickly to know for positive,” Newcastle supervisor Rafa Benitez stated, by way of ESPN. “There’s a downside along with his knee, however we have to wait. The physician has to evaluate him correctly.”

Yedlin has spent the final 5 years as a member of the USMNT, racking up 52 profession appearances. He is a robust presence for the U.S.’s backfield, and not too long ago began a pleasant in June in opposition to Eire after which got here in instead in opposition to France.

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